Grade 6 ELA Module 2A, Unit 2, Lesson 6

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In this lesson, students will continue the two-lesson cycle. Students read the third stanza from the poem “If ” and continue to develop knowledge of the structure of the poem and the use of punctuation. A new word replacement vocabulary strategy is introduced in this lesson to give students more options when working out the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary.
• In this lesson, students compare the experience of listening to an audio version of the poem and reading the poem in preparation for the mid-unit assessment. If technology is not available to play an audio version of the text, you will need to read it aloud in a performance style.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.6.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and...
RL.6.5 Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a...
RL.6.7 Compare and contrast the experience of reading a story, drama, or poem to listening to or viewing...

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